Penne with Pink Vodka Sauce

Penne with Pink Vodka Sauce

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  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    20 m
  • Ready In

    30 m
BIG DADDY
Recipe by  BIG DADDY

“I made this recipe for my niece's baptism, it was a huge hit, no leftovers! Optional ingredients include, crushed red pepper flakes, sliced black olives and roasted red pepper strips. Also, you can substitute the cheese of your choice for the mozzarella.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 7 servings

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. In a large skillet, saute garlic in the butter. Add vodka and cook for 3 minutes. Pour in tomatoes and cheese; stir until cheese melts. Stir in heavy cream and heat thoroughly. Mix sauce into hot pasta.

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Reviews (68)

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Jillian
72

Jillian

Awesome! I cut the recipe in half and sauteed the minced garlic with some finely chopped onion. I also added 1 Tbsp. of basil, 1 tsp. of oregano, and 1/4 tsp. of crushed red pepper flakes along with a couple of teaspoons of sugar to cut the acidity of the tomatoes. I didn't have mozzarella on hand so I used grated parmesan instead. It came out velvety smooth and was very rich - perfect with a side of garlic bread.

Savery
39

Savery

This was a super-easy and quick recipe - perfect for a weeknight. It would make a wonderful appearance to serve at a family function. Overall, it was quite tasty and enjoyed by my family. It is quite rich, so eat it in moderation. The only thing I could say should be changed is that the tomatoes should cook down more than 10 minutes to burn-off some of the acid - more like 20-30 minutes before adding the cheese and cream. Since my family prefers something with a little more 'kick', next time I would consider adding a few more spices such as an extra clove or two of garlic, a dash of oregano, some fresh cracked pepper, and a few sprigs of fresh basil - especially to garnish before serving! And possibly add about an extra 1/2 cup to 1 cup of grated romano or parmesan cheese to thicken the rue. Otherwise - it was great!!

Lynnie
32

Lynnie

update: hadnt made this in a while and kids were requesting so I made it but this time I also added Italian seasonings as per reviewer as well as garlic powder and salt to taste. I also put in fresh mushrooms which was great though next time I would sautee them first as they are a bit soggy. Delicious!!!!!!!!!!!! This was deliciously amazing- like eating in a fancy restaurant! I sauteed three cloves of frosen garlic in olive oil, I used one 28 oz can of crushed tomatoes, 3/4 cup of cream and half a cup of vodka and that was perfect in amount and in taste. This also was soooo quick- it took five minutes.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (7 total)

  • Calories
  • 728 cal
  • 36%
  • Fat
  • 38.1 g
  • 59%
  • Carbs
  • 65.6 g
  • 21%
  • Protein
  • 17.6 g
  • 35%
  • Cholesterol
  • 125 mg
  • 42%
  • Sodium
  • 484 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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